Coconut Milk Rum “Eggnog”
An Authentic Puerto Rican Beverage: If you enjoy coconut and eggnog, you’ll love Coquito! It is a thick, creamy coconut drink with a hint of cinnamon and rum. This rich, creamy drink is served cold and is commonly made during Christmas by Puerto Ricans.
Perfect for Christmas in the tropics!
1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
1 (14-ounce) can condensed milk
1 can (15 oz.) Cream of Coconut
2 egg yolks
1 can (15-ounce) coconut milk
1 cup Puerto Rican white rum
½ cup white rum (optional)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
½ tsp. ground cinnamon, plus more for garnish, if desired
Cinnamon sticks for garnish (optional)
Place all ingredients in a blender and process for 2 minutes at high speed until frothy. Store in a glass container in the refrigerator. To serve, stir or shake bottle well to combine. Pour coquito into small serving glasses. Garnish with ground cinnamon and cinnamon sticks, if desired. Yield 6 Cups.
*Picture courtesy Maricel Presilla